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Topic: Verizon

Apple's iPhone draws more new customers to AT&T than Verizon

04/22/2011, 10:04 am

About 22 percent of customers who bought the iPhone on Verizon last quarter switched from another carrier, while about 23 percent of AT&T iPhone buyers were new to that company.

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Verizon exec suggests Apple's next iPhone will be a GSM-CDMA world phone

04/21/2011, 03:04 pm

In comments made during his company's earnings call Thursday morning, Verizon's chief financial officer suggested that Apple's next iPhone will be a "world" phone with both GSM and CDMA integrated radios.

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Verizon announces 2.2M activations of Apple's iPhone in Q1 2011

04/21/2011, 09:04 am

Verizon on Thursday announced that it activated 2.2 million iPhone 4 units in the first quarter of 2011, a period in which the handset was on sale for less than two months.

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US iPhone sales up 155%, suggesting sales of roughly 3 million Verizon iPhones

04/20/2011, 06:04 pm

While Apple executives seemed careful to reveal very little during the company's fiscal Q2 earnings conference call, a new hint at Verizon iPhone sales slipped in the revelation of 150 percent quarterly growth in US iPhone sales over last year.

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AT&T iPhone activations up 33%, unaffected by Verizon, but 3G tablets prove weak

04/20/2011, 08:04 am

AT&T reported its quarterly earnings on Wednesday, revealing that it activated 3.6 million iPhones in the first quarter of 2011, a 33 percent increase from a year prior. Tablet activations, however, were much lower, at just 322,000.

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RIM may top Google's $900M bid for Nortel patent 'treasure trove,' sources say

04/16/2011, 01:04 am

A new report claims BlackBerry maker Research in Motion is contemplating a bid that would top Google's $900 million offer for a valuable collection of patents from Nortel that include key technologies for the LTE 4G networking standard.

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Apple releases iOS 4.3.2 with fixes for FaceTime, 3G connectivity

04/14/2011, 01:04 pm

Apple on Thursday released iOS 4.3.2, an incremental update for its mobile operating system that addresses frozen screens during FaceTime calls and issues that prevented international users from connecting to 3G networks.

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Apple expected to report sales of 7M iPads, 17M iPhones for Q2 2011

04/12/2011, 08:04 am

Apple is once again predicted to exceed expectations in its upcoming quarterly earnings call, with one analyst forecasting sales of 7 million iPads and 17 million iPhones in the second quarter of fiscal 2011.

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CDMA iPhone represents $9 billion opportunity for Apple, says analyst

04/12/2011, 01:04 am

Apple could see as much as $6 billion from sales of the CDMA-version of the iPhone on Verizon, and another $3 billion in CDMA iPhone sales overseas in 2012, says one analyst.

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Apple rumored to fix FaceTime, Verizon iPad issues with iOS 4.3.2

04/11/2011, 03:04 pm

Apple is rumored to issue its next mobile operating system update, iOS 4.3.2, for the iPhone and iPad in the next week, addressing problems with FaceTime and connectivity issues related to the Verizon iPad 2.

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Apple investigating Verizon iPad 2 connection issues

04/08/2011, 07:04 pm

Apple said in a statement on Friday that it is looking into connectivity issues with the Verizon network that owners of the iPad 2 3G are experiencing.

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FCC votes to compel AT&T and Verizon to share data networks

04/07/2011, 04:04 pm

The US Federal Communications Commission narrowly voted to require big mobile carriers to contract with smaller competitors to share access to their mobile data networks, as they are already compelled to do for voice service.

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Verizon iPhone 4 owners report fewer dropped calls than AT&T

04/05/2011, 09:04 am

Owners of Apple's iPhone 4 on the AT&T network are more than twice as likely to report dropped calls than Verizon customers, a new survey has found.

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Verizon iPhone most popular US mobile phone in February

04/01/2011, 06:04 pm

Apple's CDMA iPhone sold by Verizon Wireless in the US was the nation's top mobile phone sold during the month of February, according to market research firm comScore.

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Patent holder takes aim at Apple for iPhone's ability to search & receive ads

04/01/2011, 09:04 am

Apple this week was hit with a new patent infringement lawsuit, as the iPhone maker joins 31 other defendants accused of violating a patent related to Internet-connected phones with search functionality and mobile advertising.

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AT&T defends T-Mobile deal as boosting iPhone service, competition

03/30/2011, 05:03 pm

Chief executive Randall Stephenson defended AT&T's intent to buy T-Mobile, saying it would boost call quality, reduce overseas roaming fees, and maintain "intense" competition.

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Comparison of Wi-Fi, GSM & CDMA iPad 2s finds antennas similar to iPhone 4

03/30/2011, 08:03 am

A new collection of teardowns reveals the differences between Apple's different versions of the iPad 2, comparing the components of the Wi-Fi-only, GSM and CDMA models and discovering similarities with the iPhone 4.

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Sprint officially opposing AT&T acquisition of T-Mobile

03/29/2011, 12:03 am

Wireless provider Sprint Nextel has formally declared its opposition to AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile, on the grounds that the deal will "harm consumers and harm competition."

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Sprint execs warn AT&T, T-Mobile deal could hurt profits

03/23/2011, 02:03 am

Speaking at an industry conference on Tuesday, executives from the wireless network Sprint Nextel cautioned that AT&T's $39 billion purchase of T-Mobile USA would likely hurt the company's profitability.

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Senator asks FCC and DOJ to examine AT&T's purchase of T-Mobile

03/21/2011, 07:03 pm

Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar has requested that Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Justice examine AT&Tís proposed acquisition of T-Mobile "to ensure it does not limit competition and that consumers not face higher prices or reduced services as a result."

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